The Bears' new-and-improved tight end group didn't have the biggest day against the Lions. Jimmy Graham, Cole Kmet, and Demetrius Harris combined for three catches, 25 yards, and one touchdown – all from Graham.
It was a far cry from the group's performances over training camp, but no one in the room seemed to be concerned yet. Talking to media after the game, Graham made no excuses for the group's performance:
Matt Nagy, on the other hand, was a bit more bullish. While they weren't involved much through the air, Nagy thought that the group played an integral role in the Bears' 28-rush, 149 yard performance: